Ranthambore National Park
Ranthambore National Park - A Perfect destination for wildlife lovers
One of the largest National Parks in Northern India famous for its tigers
Ranthambore National Park is located in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, India. It is among one of the largest National Parks of Northern India.
Ranthambore National Park was established in the year 1955, and was declared as the 'Project Tiger Reserve' in the year 1973. This National park is believed to be a home to about 40 species of mammals, 40 species of reptiles, 300 species of birds, 50 species of butterflies and 300 species of plants.
Ranthambore National Park covers an area of 1,334 sq. km. along with its nearby sanctuaries like - the Mansingh Sanctuary and the Kaila Devi Sanctuary. This National park is a major wildlife tourist attraction and is a perfect destination for the wildlife photographers and lovers.
Best Time to visit Ranthambore National Park
Ranthambore National Park remains open for the visitors from October to June, but the best season to visit is from November to March. The park remains closed from July to September due to monsoons.
1st October to 31st October - 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM and 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM
1st November to 31st January - 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM and 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
1st February to 31st March - 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM
1st April to 15th May - 6:00 AM to 9:30 AM and 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM
16th May to 30th June - 6:00 AM to 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM
How to reach Ranthambore National Park
The nearest airport is at Jaipur, which is 140 kms away from Ranthambore National Park. The nearest railway station is Sawai Madhopur, which is just 11 kms from Ranthambore National Park.
To see other famous wildlife sanctuaries and national parks, check out: Famous National Parks in India.